Jharkhand: Maoists kill two persons at kangaroo court

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 20:56

Latehar: Two villagers have
been killed by the activists of the CPI (Maoist) at a
kangaroo court in Latehar district, the police said on Tuesday.

The bodies of Harbar Singh and Chetu Singh were
recovered at Baresand village this morning, Deputy
Superintendent of Police Ashwini Sinha told newsmen here.

The Maoists claimed responsibility of their killing
through a note left near the bodies. They accused the duo of
being brokers and indulging in theft the police officer
said.

He said the bodies bore cuts by sharp weapons.

Earlier in the morning, the police had said they were
shot dead by unknown persons.

Quoting villagers, Sinha said Harbar Singh and Chetu
Singh were taken away from their homes by the Maoists on
Sunday . A kangaroo court was convened in the forests where
the two villagers were killed by them.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 20:56

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